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are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the caldecott tunnel. it is pretty wet out there. we got a lot of puddles. definitely take it easy. this is a look at highway 237. traffic is flowing well in both directions. let's head back to the desk. >>> there is new information in the fatal shooting of a bicyclist. the victim was shot and killed outside of a middle school. that is where alex savidge is at the scene. alex. >> reporter: i just got an update a couple minutes ago from a berkeley police spokesperson. she told me the victim in this shooting thatten had overnight was a woman in her late 40s or early 50s. she was shot while riding here bike. this is right outside of long fellow middle school. about 3:30 took away the woman's body. she has not been identifi
offshore here san francisco, also we are looking at the rain a little across the bay into fremont in the south bay san jose reporting light rain through highway 101 east of gilroy around hollister. so far, we are not too impressed with the amounts, still rain out there the numbers are going to be chilly see the air. we'll talk more in detail coming up. first our commute. >>> good morning. we have chain requirements in the tahoe area highway 50 and 80 if you are traveling, keep changes handy live look at golden gate bridge, roadway is wet, no significant puddling or major flooding, you will find some wet roads which means slick driving conditions very light at the golden gate bridge. eastbound highway 4 roadwork loveridge to somersville until 5:30 this morning. grand avenue on-ramp to eastbound 580 shutdown due to injury accident. >>> people in sausalito bracing for what is expected to be the highest tide over the next couple of days they are called king tides only happen once a year rain could make the situation worse. high water flooded the streets yesterday forcing closure of hi
, live at sfo, kron4 news. >>> one family on san francisco's russian hill was startled awake when a 45-ton cypress tree uprooted and fell, crashing into their home. >> well, what happened was, at first it was just a huge explosion, and i thought it was an earthquake. and so i said it's okay! it was just an earthquake. and my son was in his room, and he ran in to get underneath the doorway, i said everything's okay. and thousand i came back into the -- then i came back into where my husband was sleeping, and i realized the tree had fallen on the house. and i saw there was at 1.1 branch sticking out. so i said you better move! >> a 75-ton crane had to be brought in to begin removing the tree from the house. we will have an update on the massive sink hole in lafayette coming up. >>> san francisco police broke up part of a multimillion auto burglary operation. the stolen items included 100 cellphones, more than 75 laptops, jewelry, and $32,000 in cash. officers believe this ring is a small part of a large operation still going on in san francisco and other places in the bay area. the polic
for san francisco over the bay bridge and even parts of the east bay. we're catching a break for a areas--i do what to let you know that concord and highway 242 into walnut creek is picking up some heavy rain that is indicated by the yellowing on your screen. it is falling down at about 2 tenths of an hour. you should drive with extra caution and you will have to use your windshield wipers. >> daly city is under the yellow and there's just some light rain for the mid peninsula. it is currently drive for cupertino and sunnyvale. satellite and radar does show that there is a wider view that is associated with this system. i will have full details for the rest of the bay coming up. >> we are tracking a major hot spot for the east shore freeway. the problem is being compounded. let us talk about that accident were several lanes were blocked here for a while. the chp had to run a traffic break to clear this. this is now backed up beyond highway 4 the drive time last check was over 30 minutes. it is now climbing more because there are further problems further down. this accident has just been
a year. >> the public utilities commission runs water, power and sewer services for san francisco. we can't afford to be out of business after an earthquake. so, we're thinking about building a building. that building is going to hold our operations center and our emergency operations center for things like earth quack. that building had to be immediately occupiable. great. but we can do better than that. so, this new technology that we ended up using was a concrete building that straps basically, that goes through the interior of the building and allow the building to turn or twist as part of an earthquake as it corrects itself. >> in the course for the puc building, we've actually incorporated in addition to that steel that's embedded in the monolithic concrete, specialized high strength cables that are not bonded to the sound concrete, but are threaded through essentially hollow conduits in the cast concrete. and when those cables are spread, they're actually anchored and they're actively in other floors and pressing down, forcing that concrete wall into a state of compression. and th
's worth of rainfall, a december's worth of rainfall, in san francisco, in just five days. we averaged 4.0" in december and we received 4.08." other areas napa 10" of rain, kentfield nearly 10." 7.5" for danville. not completely rain-free. it's not going to be a flood producer. it's not going to be anything compared to what we had over the weekend but there is some rain being tracked now on hi- def doppler that will arrive tomorrow. perfect timin. the national weather service talked about atmospheric rivers today. we call them the pineapple express storms. they are going to set up four different monitoring sites in california one of them in bodega bay the first one that opened up today. they are going to measure low level winds, relative humidity and soil moisture and here's the benefit to you. >> we have announced the development of a new system for measuring atmosphere ever rivers as they hit california. the injured to help science and forecast these storms like we just saw the last couple of days. >> and the benefit for ought home especially if you live near a river betting flood fore
your drive into san francisco. let's head back to the desk. >>> 4:59. believe it or not it is now 2013 live picture. look at the big lifts and the kiss. lots of fire works. crowds gathered on the shore of the harbor watching the skyline explode. all the colors of the fire works 2013 is here. 1.5million people expected to be ringing in the new year at this particular celebration and millions are watching on television from home live as we are here in the bay area. you're also watching this. this is new zealand ringing in the brand new year. 2013. a lot of cheers. the boat horns going off then you have the fire works. this is over the auckland sky tower. new zealand being one of the first nations to welcome the new year. we'll have much more about new years coming in and our local celebrations here in the bay area that is coming up in a couple minutes. >>> it is 5:01. developing news from san francisco an overnight apartment fire caused big problems for firefighters when flames apparently caused a gasline to burst. alex savidge is in san francisco where pg&e crews are making repairs. are
] san francisco beautiful, and i remember her lecturing myself and [speaker not understood] reporter andy golen. you have to hammer on these things. watch it very carefully. watch every filing because they're always going to try to slip things by. i mean, that's the truth. that's the way it's done. supervisor scott wiener is a good lawyer. in fact, a first class lawyer in many ways. when it comes to slipping things through. [laughter] >>> about a year and a little bit more than that ago, he had two little ones, the ethics commission and one to give the board of supervisors the right to throw a public initiatives out the window after three years. i heard about it to fast enough to get an objection in on both daises. they both went down like the titanic. he is a good lawyer, but he has a way of being, shall we say, too kind to lobbyists and too kind to developers. sometimes you have to be hard and you have to be rough with theythv. sometimes you have to know when to say no. * them this is a case where you should say no. people have a right to due process, but people have a right to kn
. >>> 4:34. san francisco police and arson investigators trying to figure out cause of deadly house fire it started 8:40 last night on st. charles avenue in the ingleside area. an off-duty firefighter smelled smoke and alerted the department, 40 firefighters arrived to fight the blaze and discovered the body on the second floor of the building. they had the fire contained a half hour later. the flames burned through the garage up to the second floor. >>> major development, oakland the first city in the nation to willfully surrender control of its police department to a court appointed director. the city reached a deal yesterday to an individual federal takeover. a 2003 lawsuit required them to make more than 50 reforms that still haven't happened. the compliance director will oversee the department. that person will have power to demote staff or fire the chief. u.s. district court judge will rule whether to approve the deal at a hearing next thursday. >>> in san francisco public safety committee set to review the plan to arm some officers with tasers. chief suhr asked the commissioner au
and san francisco have fewer than 50 power outages to report at this hour. you can go to ktvu.com our channel 2 website and our mobile apps you will get the latest on the weather at any time anywhere. >>> one local neighborhood is on high alert and the suspects are still on the loose after a deadly home invasion friday. ktvu janine de la vega has a look at the sketch police hope will lead them to an arrest. janine. >> reporter: pam, th morning police are combing through evidence they found in this mansion. they will not tell us how the homeowner was killed but they did release a sketch of the suspect. he is described as white or latino between 23-24 years old. he's around six feet tall and described as being skinny with black hair and dark eyes. this man and several others broke into this home early friday morning. when officers arrived, they found the house was ransacked and the body of 66koomra. his wife was beaten but did not have any serious injuries. he is the former owner of the historic winery. it's unknown if this couple was targeted or if this was a random home invasion robbe
roadway is the drive is 22 minutes of novato into san francisco. >> thank you erica pg&e crews in san mateo county are working to restore power to the area of our terre and moss beach. >> the outage was first reported last night around 930. leading around 4800 people without power. >> a party said the outage began in the area of second avenue and main street in montero. the result of a transformer fire. at last check about 330 customers are still affected pg&e says it hopes to have power restored by 6:00 a.m.. >> the cleanup and repairs related to a water pipe break that siddur of mud flowing into a city neighborhood last month are expect to cost about a million dollars. >> yesterday, the city council approved setting aside over $990,000 to pay for repairs to the hillside above the homeless. >> repairs also be made to the 8 in. water main that correct on november 13th. city officials and the funding for these repairs will come from money already collected from residents' water bills. >> the city of lafayette hopes to have a giant sinkhole that opened up after last weekend's severe sto
and a man are under arrest for a mysterious murder in san francisco. 26-year-old steven reed was found bound and gagged on the city streets sunday night. he had been shot and died a few hours later. an 18-year-old woman was seriously injured at the same time. police are not saying what led them to the suspects at a home in hercules. >> it was established that there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i cannot get into details about the relationships. >> police are still trying to determine where the victims were injured and whether there are any more suspects. a neighbor says investigators took a computer and a mattress from the apartments of one of the suspects. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing 15-year- old sierra lamar is facing new charges in santa clara county court this morning. antolin garcia-torres is accused of trying to carjack three different women i 2009. he was 17 but will be charged as an adult. it all happened in safeway park lots in morgan hill. >>> fire protection is going to be stretched a little thinner contra costa c
60s in the santa rosa, novado, 59 degrees expected for downtown san francisco. as we take a look at your your kron 4 7 day around the bay and plenty of dry days ahead and even some sunshine. >> good morning. not any hotspots is pretty quiet as we head outside the door. we are not seeing any delays for any of the bridges. traffic flowed well for the east shore freeway and also commuting from the nimitz. officealso no metering lights to deal with and the san mateo bridge, some left over moisture but i am assuring you that we're not seeing any moisture or rain. the golden gate looking good. in fact i've been checking with the c h p and no incidences to report with 22 minutes from the novat into the city. >> the storm in the bay area yesterday caused major delays at s-f-o...the f-a-a was reporting delays on arriving and departing flights at around three hours.. this morning there are no delays out of san francisco international this morning. we'll be keeping an eye on delays out of s-f-o, if any, all morning here on the kron four morning news. >> a sinkhole in the east bay is now ev
outside where we have been dealing rain out there. here is the live camera looking toward san francisco. a few breaks in the clouds but those rain source moving through rapidly across the bay area. still the case right now. here we go with the maps showing you the live sweeps. you can seat enhancement in parts of the north bay. rainfall picking up south of nevado, those darker shades of green. even the yellows indicate the increase in rainfall rates. we will shift the maps, slow you more activity around the bay, not as much here but down toward pillar point for half moon bay and around the fremont area and parts of the east bay. this activity knocking on the doorsteps of livermore. wet pave helicopter on interstate 580. most of the activity in the south bay with the rainfall rates picking up for this part of the bay area. out toward saratoga. you can see the rainfall rate over an inch an hour. that's the estimate with the radar and the closer inspection toward saratoga. around campbell. around loss g atos. that's heavy rain out toward 17 as you can pick out here and we will continue to
in spots, too, down to 39 degrees right now in santa rosa. 45 in san jose. 49 in san francisco and 42 degrees in concord. here's the storm sweeping through yesterday. what a storm it was. some of the gusts there 50 and 60 miles per hour. not to mention all that rain. but now high pressure building in behind the system means we are going to dry things out at least for a day. passing clouds overhead and a mix of sun and clouds of sunshine. the temperatures not too bad. mid-60s into san jose, 46 in livermore, 46 in san francisco and about 63 degrees in santa rosa. there's another storm bearing down on the bay area. if you want to check it out, go to our website at cbssf.com/weather. you can check out our high-def doppler radar. you can see the rain falling in your neighborhood and we have more of that come our way, gianna. >> i'm not looking forward to that, lawrence. all right. let's head over to the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see traffic is starting to get busy this morning. no metering lights just yet but traffic is slow as you work your way towards the pay gates ther in the
of an accident heading into san francisco, first reported near candlestick now chp is updating that saying north 101 at third, partially blocking right lane you may see slow traffic heading into the city. let's look at the waze app, 101 through petaluma into novato spotters are reporting fog visibility could be affected. download this app to get around your commute, free on the apple app store and google play. >>> 6:02. breaking news near livermore two chp officers injured when their car flipped during a high speed chase this is altamont pass, the pursuit started 3:30 this morning near isabel avenue in livermore officers were chasing a speeding driver through a construction zone when they flipped. officers were taken to the hospital to be checked out. kira klapper will have more in a live report in a few minutes. >>> happening now we are waiting for the u.s. supreme court to reveal within the next hour whether it will weigh in on same-sex marriage. the court is expected to announce whether it will review the legality of prop 8. california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court may take up federal
have live team coverage on the storm aftermath in san francisco and the north bay. but first let's check in with meteorologist leigh glaser. we're in the clear now, right? >> leigh: we are but what a morning it has been across the bay area. golden gate bridge this morning, recording wind gusts up to 60-miles-an-hour this morning, and the heavy rain that moved through the bay area earlier in the day. live doppler 7hd, signaling pretty much all clear across the bay area. still picking up just a few lingering showers from gilroy down into -- heading into the central valley. looks like we will get chance to dry out tonight. here is a look at that cold front. boom. just moves through. over the golden gate bridge, 7:00. you can see the clearing behind it. well enjoy some clearing tonight. rainfall, the last 4 hours, -- 24 hours, clearly this is a north bay storm. over two inches in santa rosa, over one inch petaluma. lesser amounts towards the south bay. i do want to tell you that all of the flood warnings issued for the napa and russian river have been cancelled. our wind advisory and
. a week=long string of rainstorms leaves a trail of area. a huge explosion like a jolt ... a san francisco woman tells kron four her husband fifth was asleep when a tree crashed into their russian hill bedroom. >> i said you need to move, cause our bed was right undeneath it. >>pam: we did not have to look far to find one of the morning's many fender=benders, the golden gate bridge blocked by a head=on collision. >> i think i've made it a mile in the past 45 minutes... >>pam: tonight kron-4 is tracking the storm. on the top right - a live look from our camera atop mount tamalpais. on the bottom right - a live view of the san francisco sky-line. i'm here in the weather jacquelyn bennet... jacquelyn - another day another storm? >>jacqueline: we should expect more white water. >>pam: wet weather-- >> kron4's storm team coverage continues now. haaziq madyun in the east bay - where rain soaked means more fallen trees. rob fladeboe is in the santa cruz mountains - crews there cleaning up a massive mudslide. but first - if you were commuting today - it was no picnic -especially on
heart in san francisco with someone special. golden gate park's largest body of water is this lake, a popular spot for strolling and paddling around in boats, which can be rented. created in 1893, it was designed foreboding and -- for boating. it is named for the wild strawberries that once flores. a pleasant trail follows the perimeter past huntington falls, 110 foot waterfall. two bridges connect the trail to the island. the climb to the hills summit, the highest point in golden gate park at more than four hundred feet. you can get quinces of the western side of the city through -- glimpes of the western side of city through a thick trees. the lake is ada accessible. it has a peaceful atmosphere where you can enjoy a warm day. walk along the lake and watched many ducks, and swans, and seagulls. it is a tranquil spot to stroll, enjoy each other's company, and sail away. many couples come here to take a ride around the lake, floating under the bridges, past the pavilion and waterfall. for a quiet getaway, it makes for a memorable and magical experience. located on 19th avenue, thi
a poem that alarmed some at her san francisco school. the 17-year-old attends life learning academy. her poem talks about the shooting in connecticut. she red her poem and explained what she sees as its -- meaning to alan wang. >>> why are we oppressed by a dysfunctional community of haters and blamers. and the meaning of the poem is talking about society and how i understand why things like that incident happened. it is not like i'm agreeing with it. but that's how the school made it seem. >> she often writes dark poetry she didn't turn this poem in but her teacher found it, then shared with it the principal. the academy issued a statementmñ saying the academy takes a zero tolerance an rope to violence and the threat of violence -- >> gunshots in sonoma county say sales are up following this month's massacre in connecticut. this morning reports buyers are snatching up weapons used by shooter lanza. sales have -- one store claims its sales are up, four to five times higher than usual during you won't need to dig for exact change or any change. the system is offering free rides all day o
could double. >> rain or shine, san francisco plays host today to a one of it's kind football game. check out the arizona state sun devil mascot and the marching man. they all entertained a huge crowd at union square. the pep rally has to get everybody excited for the craft fight hunger bowl at at&t park. some 33,000 tickets have been sold for the game between arizona state and navy. this is the only bowl game devoted to a cause. for every ticket sold a meal will be donated to the san francisco meal bank. >> with that kickoff most of the rain will probably be out of here but still a little chilly. >> its going to be a cool winter day and it's chilly this morning. we have the breeze blowing, that means a wind chill effect going on in most cases because most of us in the 40s this morning. mostly cloudy skies and still a little soggy in some cases, giving you a live look at the overcast. right through and around -- we continue with the clouds, by the afternoon partly cloudy and sun. a look at storm tracker two. i have the time l aps e. three hours, the last three this is what has mo
too! san francisco topped out with a 43-mile per hour wind gust. oakland 37, san jose and concord 30 miles per hour. we'll talk about round 2, and there's one day in the forecast which is mainly dry. >>> and rain in the bay area means snow in the sierra, and it is really coming down tonight! 5 feet expected in the higher elevation ss by sunday. caltrans has put snow plows into rounds clock action. the roads are open but chains are required. >>> in mendocino, as a truck was cross, the truck's axle got caught in a hole, ripping the trailer away. fortunately no injuries. >>> alisa harrington has more on the rain and the problems it's causing. >> reporter: the north bay has really been feeling the brunt of this weather. >> reporter: the first day of winter blew into the bay area with heavy rain and strong winds, even snow at higher elevations. this is just the beginning of what will be a very wet weekend. the weather already did some damage today, causing hundreds of power outages, swelling creeks. this was the scene on highway 1 earlier. high winds toppled a 100-foot tree onto a car por
last night. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco with information on this morning's commute. >> reporter: it's going to be tricky for commuters this morning. most of those underground muni trains will be running with a few exceptions. the n-judah and the j-church will be modified. so commuters will need to make modifications. all underground muni trains were shut down last night. a spokesman for the transit group says a blown transformer caused the muni meltdown around 6 p.m. the peak of evening commute. >> apparently it was damaged with water damage from yesterday. >> we waited in the subway and, of course, they never tell you how long it's going to be. >> reporter: this morning, commuters on the j and n lines, they will run a modified service. this is so workers can correct an electrical system. muni had a lot on its hands yesterday. we're still unsure about a wheelchair-bound woman's condition this morning. she suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by f market train at church and market. police are still investigating how this happened. and now goin
in the dark on the peninsula and in san francisco they have fewer than 50 outages each. at one point yesterday morning pg&e says 125,000 customers had lost power. in san francisco heavy winds and rain snapped a power pole in the sunset district. 8400 customers lost power. in daly city ground saturating rain caused a 50-foot pine tree to fall on 280. the problem blocked two lanes and backed up traffic for an hour. a pothole caused problems for drivers on highway 4. witnesses say more than two dozen drivers ended up with flat tires after hitting that pothole. cal tran sent a crew out to repair the road. >>> overnight news a man is behind bars after leading officers on a high speed chase from san jose to the streets of oakland. the chp says the driver got on to interstate 880 toward oakland after failing to stop for a traffic violation. the chase lasted for several hours before the driver got off the freeway and stopped by spike strips near mountain view cemetery in piedmont. >>> all lanes have reopened on highway 580 in richmond. that is following a fatal accident. the chp says the pedestrian wa
francisco, bound and gagged. both had a substantial injuries and be needed to transported to san francisco general. the male, steven reed died at the hospital. there are still unknown questions weather if they were beaten elsewhere and then it dumped in the streets. police provided new details on this crime. listen. >> it was established a there was an extensive relationships between the victims and the suspects in this case. i cannot give you details about the relationships. and also note maga shots will be able as we have pending identification. it is part of this investigation and the motive for this attack is under investigation. i will not be able to provide details on what led to the attack but what i can say is that the male appeared to have a blunt force trauma and a gun shots to his upper body. because of the death is still pending the examiner's conclusion of the autopsy report. the female victim also it seemed to have a blunt force trauma. that is all the information i can give as that. and as far as when it occurred? we are still the lead agency in this investigation. as far as
forecast a little later. >> okay spencer thank you. >> major break in bizarre case in san francisco visitation valley. man and woman were found bound and gagged in the middle of the street on sunday night. today police arrested 5 people in hercules connected they say to the crime. vick lee with the very latest on the investigation. >>reporter: police said 5 arrested for the attack on a man and woman found bound and gagged ncaa and dumped on the san francisco street range in age from 19 to 34. one from san francisco. 2 from oakland. and the other 2 have hercules addresses. police made the arrest day after a passing driver found the couple in the middle of russell street in the ingleside district. male victim 26-year-old steven reid died later at san francisco general hospital. police source tells us the suspects are brought in for questioning to the hall of justice yesterday after investigators received ladies from the public. they were later arrested at a house in hercules today in l early morning hours. police spokesman officer says everyone involved knew each other. >> t
>>> good evening and thank you for joining us. san francisco detectives are looking for man who mugged a woman then killed her beloved dog, as sergio quintana tells us, a witness to the crime is offering a reward. >> the victim was driving through the ten ter loin on friday. she adread toll us what happened if we didn't reveal her identity. she says she pulled over because she couldn't find her phone and needed to look on the passenger side. >> i got out of my car, and walked around. >> in the front seat was her 12-year-old pekingese, roxie. she start barking because the man grabbed the victim by her jacket. >> and this is where he took out my money. >> then her attacker turned his attention to roxie, the dog, because he seemed angry the victim only had five dollars in her pocket. >> he looked at me, with a blank look on his face, and he said, i'm gore to kill you [bleep] dog. >> after a struggle, the map snatched the dog out of the car. >> he put roxie over his head, and threw her towards the incoming traffic. >> roxie survived being hit on the pavement but was later put down b
>>> double trouble for san francisco's muni tonight. problems below ground, and above delay tens of thousands of passengers during the evening commute. good evening, i'm gasia mikaelian in for julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. and electrical problem has stopped all muni service in san francisco. the problem started right at the height of the evening commute. so far, it's unknown if the problem can be repaired in time for tomorrow. more now from amber lee, live in the city, where she just got an upclose look at the blown transformer causing the outage. >> reporter: right now, you can see the caution tape is up, keeping passengers from trying to get inside the train station. >> it's a blown fuse. >> reporter: john haley, muni director of transit showed the blown transformer. he says crews will be working through the night to try to fix the problem before tomorrow morning's commute. >> we know it's not the outside feed from pg and e, and we know the problem is within our hardware. >> reporter: as for commuters tonight, it was a headache getting to their destination. as late as
el capitolio de sacramento.... take vo ...el asambleista por san francisco, tom ammiano present una version actualizada de la llamada "ley de la confianza", la cual pide invalidar gran parte de las provisiones del programa "comunidades seguras". take 2 box ---pasamos con pilar niÑo que nos tiene mas sobre esta noticia... pilar. take pkg cu - anchor take pkg 01 ;09 0;29 ;50 1 ;07 1;55 asi es se trata del acta de la confianza que aunque fue vetada hace apenas dos meses por el gobernador, ya vuelve nuevamente al ruedo el conteo no para....ya son 85 mil los deportados en california por el programa comunidades seguras. esto segun la oficina del asambleista estatal tom ammiano que ha intentado detenerlo con un proyecto de ley que fue vetado por el gobernador hace dos meses, pero que vuelve a introducir hoy en el primer dia de la nueva legislatura. kimberly alvarenga/of. asambleista tom ammiano la estamos reintroduciendo hoy porque no podemos esperar otro dia, mientras esperamos miles de familias estan siendo separadas madres y padres estan siendo deportados diariamente la llamada acta de
reporter anne makovec is in san francisco right now watching for this morning's king tides along the embarcadero. >> reporter: good morning. i feel like singing a blondie song. the tide is rising and it could hit the bottom of the pier by the time we're expecting to see 7-foot tides which is just before 10 a.m. let's take a look at the numbers today what we're expecting at the golden gate as we climb to that 7-foot tide at 9:45, then going back and rising to 5 feet again around midnight. we'll probably see a lot more of this. this is the connector ramp from 101 to 1 in marin. now this kind of flooding normally only happens when there's a storm, but this was caused by the so-called king tides. there is a group right now trying to document these seasonal high tides to figure out where we stand when it comes to rising ocean levels. >> the california king tides help to us visualize the dramatic tidal reefs that we're already experiencing. >> reporter: king tides are not caused by global warming. they are caused by gravity. the earthed, moon and sun in position to cause the high tides
have been busy in almost every part of the bay area from fences and streets in san francisco to golden gate park officials were removing fallen trees. >> during the storms, they're now beginning to recede. abc 7 news is here with a look at water levels. they're running still quite high. >> they're receiving to level that's diminished our concern now. certainly about current flooding. here is a look to show you where you have rainfall. and some light rain just beginning to move north right now around sea ranch. you can see there is wetter weather farther north. let's take a look at rivers becoming north bay hardest hitting area over the weekend. this flood stage is 32 feet. it approached but did not reach flood stage yesterday. now, we see this rapidly a approaching storm wednesday rising but will be below flood stage. interest was minor flooding in st. helena yesterday. just minor flooding is 16 feet. levels down to 3.7 feet. and expected to rise only about 5.4 feet with approaching storm wednesday. napa river stage 25 feet down now to about a 10.2 feet which is again, below flood stag
francisco. i'm also a resident of san francisco and i'm joined in my comments today by the wild equity institute. we at the center strongly support the twin purposes of c-e-q-a which are environmental protection and informed self-government. and we all know that compliance with c-e-q-a including public input has improved countless public and private projects in california over the last 40 years. it's resulted in tangible protection for endangered species and their habitats, cleaner hair and water and more efficient use of scarce public resources. although many of the proposed amendments before you today appear to be technical conforming changes, the proposal as a whole would make public participation in city decision making even more difficult. even more difficult than sitting in these hard benches for many hours as we've done in many chambers here. and we're concerned that the proposed amendments improperly subvert the important public informed self-government principles of c-e-q-a. so, first and foremost, the repeal of existing appeal procedures and administrative code 31.16 and the
in the avenues of san francisco. light sprinkles. we've had rain in santa rosa at this hour. we have the radar sweeps going. you can see light showers now showing up. it's very widely scattered. let's go over to this area, downtown oakland you have some light showers right now on 880 up in the oakland hill area you have some showers as well. it's widely scattered but here's the deal. this is just the leading edge of this deal. so there's more coming and it will have an impact on that morning compute. so we'll have all those details when we see you again. >>> repairs to that gaping sink hole are being repaired tonight. as loraine blanco reports, instead of taking months it should take a couple of weeks. >> reporter: instead of christmas joy construction noise. it's been a busy day since winter storms left a massive sink hole two sundays ago. the combination of high water levels and a clogged drain opened up a sink hole. now the goal is a few weeks thanks to a contractor specializes on emergency repairs. >> reporter: the company is known for their quick rebuild of the mcarthur maze. bringing in
the bay right now. i have reports out in the avenues of san francisco. light sprinkles. we've had rain in santa rosa at this hour. we have the radar sweeps going. you can see light showers now showing up. it's very widely scattered. let's go over to this area, downtown oakland you have some light showers right now on 880 up in the oakland hill area you have some showers as well. it's widely scattered but here's the deal. this is just the leading edge of this deal. so there's more coming and it will have an impact on that morning compute. so we'll have all those details when we see you again. >>> repairs to that gaping sink hole are being repaired tonight. as loraine blanco reports, instead of taking months it should take a couple of weeks. >> reporter: instead of christmas joy construction noise. it's been a busy day since winter storms left a massive sink hole two sundays ago. the combination of high water levels and a clogged drain opened up a sink hole. now the goal is a few weeks thanks to a contractor specializes on emergency repairs. >> reporter: the company is known for their qu
5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where power in the subway is back on at this hour. good morning. >> reporter: that's good news for morning commuters. again there's basically sorted out a bit of the mess. all muni lines are back on track. muni told us that this was caused by a power outage they had last night. the electrical problem happened as commuters were headed home. there was a blown transformer on van ness. >> it was damaged from water. >> computers were down in the subway. we waited and they never tell you how long it's going to be. >> reporter: the whole restoration is ahead of schedule. originally the n and j lines were supposed to be delayed this morning but when we spoke to a muni spokesman on the phone they say crews restored power about 1:30 this morning and find the electrical short in order to get all lines back and running before the big commute. now, they also had a lot more on their hands last night at church and market. muni dealt with another major problem. a woman in a wheelchair was hit by the f market line and taken to the hospital with life- threa
cover and again the chance for a off and on shower. 624 san francisco. 64 in hayward and oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a dry pattern starts to develop around the bay area it will continue to be pleasant with mild conditions in to the weekend in starting the next work week. that is your forecast i will have more on that storm coming up in a bit. we do have some roadways flooding northbound 101 in petaluma approaching the old redwood highway. be aware. caltran is currently on the scene. here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as a wet deck with no accidents to report out oakland into the city if there if it is drive the most part here at the san mateo bridge the problems coming from the toll plaza and the westboundsouthbound 101n gate bridge standing water on the span. some light rain is in reported very you want to drive with extra caution for your ride coming out marin county. guys. >> thank you erica. the wet weather is causing problems in san rafeal. they are keeping a close eye on creeks that have swollen in recent raids. and with the storm this
. live in san francisco, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >> residents are suddenly living in the middle of a construction zone after their street suddenly vanished. a section of mountain view drive in lafayette was no match for the weekend storm siege. mark sayer shows us it maybe a mess. >> reporter: crews are working around the clock to try to stabilize this 80 sink hole along lafayette creek. east bay mud crews using heavy equipment work into the night to repair two water lines damaged in the wash out. it's all too real for resident joyce when she walked over and looked out from her side yard. her yard looks directly on to the open trench and the exposed pipes. >> i felt very sad. all our lives is just -- we just have this house. and everything you worry about it. >> city officials believe debris blocked a drainage underneath mountain view drive at about 8:30 and water over ran the road and simply washed it away. water gas and sewer lines running underneath the pavement were all damaged. steven says repairs will not be easy. will not be cheap. and will not be fast. >> bottom shrine
. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where power in the subway is back on. that's good news for commuters. >> reporter: i'm sure. we actually were talking to a commuter and no kidding as i was trying to explain the situation, that j line pulled up and then the driver said nope, we're headed in town or downtown. so yes, it is a sigh of relief for morning commuters. everything should be free- flowing on the muni trains. but this all started after again that storm damage that you mentioned earlier. a power outage was caused. the electrical problem happened as commuters were headed home last night. this morning crews said it was a blown transformer on van ness that started this whole muni madness. >> apparently, it was damaged with water damage from yesterday [ indiscernible ] was down in the subway and we waited and waited and they never tell you how long it's going to be. >> reporter: we want to make note, this was ahead of schedule. originally the n and j lines were supposed to be rerouted this morning but, of course, crews were able to fix it ahead of time. again a very
away. >>> san francisco police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man in his 20s last night. officers found the man just before 8:00 near grove and buchanan streets. the man had been shot in the stomach and leg. he died at the hospital an hour later. >>> we just saw cate in berkeley. the dry spell is over. a lot of rain is coming in now. >> let's get the latest from cbs 5 meteorologist lawrence karnow. >> for a lot of folks it gets the blood pressure going again. this doesn't look as bad. still the rain in spots. it's dumping in some areas right now. you see on our high-def doppler radar, look at all the yellow off the coastline. that's going to be pushing onshore a little later on. this is not going to be as strong as that last series of storms. a closer look you can see that band of moisture through richmond, berkeley and concord. so good downpours there. but it is going to break up as we head into the afternoon. and we're not expecting to see any flooding from the storm system. here it comes right now. it's moving on through. that batch of moisture just off the coastline
to san francisco research to clear up. give yourself extra time. >> hayward firefighters investigate an apartment fire that happened here dickson street and the bay of this the avenue this morning. that is where we find jackie sissel to tell us about what happened with the fire. >> everyone got out ok and that is a good news. the damage is done to these two- story apartment. right here you can see the bottom floor and as i cannot even see the top floor. both are from the same unit and they were lucky to get out. here is a video shot by the hayward fire department your ride on the scene around 4:00 a.m.. that is one that got the call of the fire at the 29,000 block of dickson street. a multi unit apartment complex. they did indeed find a fully engulfed unit and upstairs and downstairs. at that point they were told to people at self evacuate it. a mother and son had gotten out of the apartment but unharmed. they were ablenock on the flames relatively quickly. it only went to a single alarm. they do say that some smoke and water damage occurred at a nearby apartment. that had four peopl
are still in the dark. peninsula and san francisco have no more than 50 outages each. >>> time now 5:02. less than a month to go now. it look like congress is no closer to keeping the nation from going over. timothy indict never says the -- geithner says the ball is now in the republicans court. >> think about this. if we gave the president $1.6 trillion of new money what do you think he'd do with it? he's going to spend it. >> what we're not going to do is extend the tax cuts to the wealthiest americans. there is no possibility that we're going to find a way to get our fiscal house in order without the tax rates going back up. >> if congress doesn't act by the end of this year, tax rates will go up for almost everybody and across the board spending cuts will take effect. that could plunge the u.s. economy into another recession. >>> people on both sides of the controversial same sex marriage issue will be closely watching the u.s. supreme court this morning. just an hour and a half from right now the high court is due to release another list of cases. coming up at 5:15 what it will
ciudades.. -- empezando en san francisco donde las lineas del muni estan fuera de servicio pkg -- esta noche.. el sonido de la lluvia se paralizo por la explosion de un transformador en la estacion del metro van ness en san francisco.. ---- aproximadame nte 50 mil usuarios se vieron afectados .. --- el muni indico que el tranformador estallo alrededor de las 6 de la tarde como resultado de la tormenta del domingo. --- muchos tuvieron que optar por tomar autobuses.. ---no obstante a unas millas de alli ... una mujer en una silla de ruedas fue atropellada en la interseccion de market y dolores .. colapsando el transito --- por su parte en san mateo .. el departamento de transporte se prepara para repararar un tramo de la autopista 1 cerca de devil's slide .. las labores comenzaran maÑana a partir de las 9 ---el trabajo se hara para prevenir la erosion antes de que lleguen las proximas tormentas. -- asi que.. si su destino es estar detras del volante bajo la lluvia estas son algunas recomendacio nes.. --- vaya mas despacio que de lo costumbre --- aumente la distancia entre un carro y otr
. >>> commissioners, good afternoon. judy berkowitz, coalition for san francisco neighborhoods. the coalition urges you to strongly disapprove this proposal in your recommendation to the board of supervisors. along with we would -- we urge you to -- one of you to make a motion of improper notice because you were not provided with the appropriate documents in a timely manner. i'd like to warn you, there may or may not be hyperbole ensuing. [laughter] >>> this proposal is basically environmental deregulation. as an example, i believe commissioner moore asked, and i would like to bring up again several others of park merced. if park merced had undergone this -- if this legislation had been in place when park merced was first a twinkle in the eye, everybody weighed in on it with approval because it was all two stories and it fit in the good earn apartments that are there now. however, at the end its was power buildings and now is undergoing litigation. * fit in with the garden apartments there is one instance, a very clear example what would change had this been in place or had it not been in place. i
not result in a deal. >> well, traffic don't in downtown san francisco could grind to a halt. that's because today is the last scheduled critical mass event for the year. for those new to the area, on the last friday of every month, dozens of cyclists ride alightning the waterfront and down market street and drivers are always advised to expect delays. >> peeking of, we haven't really seen any this morning. let's go to tara and see if that changed. >> no, the same story. maybe a lot of folks headed up to the tahoe area. maybe they already left as a matter of fact because the skiing is going to be pretty good up there. right now i want to show you my maps so you can see exactly what i'm talking about up here. the roadways are completely clear and in livermore the same story. overall a very nice commute this morning. 237, those taillights there on the far right hand side of your screen westbound and this is one-on-one toward san francisco. on the left toward downtown where we haven't seen any delays either this morning. 7:07, here's steve. >> thank you very much. beautiful sunrise over the big
to the an east bay high school football star that was shot and killed in san francisco. sergio quintana reports from last night's memorial service. >> inside concord high's gym, his closest friends pays tribute. >> he loves garbonzo beans, i don't know why he did. >> they honored him with a video produced just for this event. on this friday evening, a couple hundred people packed into the gym to pay tribute to a fellow friend and talented athlete. >> they passed out candles and moved the crowd on to football field. he was a student since the beginning of the school year but he left a lasting impression. >> he would say hi and he would smile. you can't help but smile back. >> blakely was gunned down when he was visiting the family. police are still looking for suspects. he pleaded for an end to gun violence. >> it is taking lives and we have to stop taking our gifts away. >> he was a blakely overpowers it letterman with a 3.8 gpa. >>> 56-year-old woman was died from her injuries after a hit-and-run on twin peaks. they lifted three people off the hillside after they were hit by a car. a fourth pe
drive into san francisco. roadwork eastbound 580 between greenville and north flynn as we reported there was an earlier chp chase that officer got into that construction zone and flipped the car, injured officer, still blocking lane in the construction zone and is east , you can westbound is good out of the central val >> next, losses from a southern california port strike are climbing into the billions. next, the big boost the dispute is giving the port of oakland. >>> stepping out for a night on the town, what nancy pelosi says the nation needs to see this holiday season from democrats and republicans. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> it is a monday, 5:11. good morning hope you had a great weekend. it is dry the rain has stopped this is the embarcadero i
. >>> there are some flooded streets in san francisco as well as fallen trees, hill -- hill -- lillian him is live. reporter: this is quite a big cleanup job. this large tree came crashing down this morning. as you can imagine for the people who live here, it as quite a scare. >> the family surveyed the damage. luckily no one was hurt but this large tree, which came from the house two doors down, damaged the fence and a tree. their dog was in the backyard when it happened. >> i was there with my dog, and that would happen been just tragic. i'm glad he ran. he has big legs. >> the department of public works says it received 40 called of large continued trees or limbs. >> i heard a huge boom. i didn't know what it was. i just went to the living room with my brother, some, yeah, and then i checked outside, and all these trees are here torn down. >> oak street, the major thoroughfare had two trouble spots, but on walnut street a tree uprooted and damaged a car. >> you got to go with the insurance process ask everything. thankfully i'm insured. but as my neighbor put it, you could replace a car, some o
>>> it is happening in san francisco where a house fire has taken a life in the city's engel side district. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. firecrews are on the scene and it is happening at a home in engel side heights. abc7 news reporter ama dates is live with the latest on this. ama? >> dan, fire officials will confirm one person was found dead in the house. they will not say anything about the victim's identitiment we are are -- identity. we are a block away from the house. you can see what it looked like when we arrived on scene. it broke out about 8:40. about 40 firefighters responded, and they were able to put the fire out in 40 minutes. it burned through the garage and the second floor of the home. one person was found dead inside. now it wasn't the resident or the neighbor who called the fire in. it was an off duty firefighter who smelled smoke. >> firefighters have had good noses. they smelled like some wood was burning somewhere. they let the you are fireman owkn. >> reporter: and most of the damage was contained to that house on the corner. there w
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